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emblazon


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emblazon  \Em*bla"zon\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Emblazoned};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Emblazoning}.]  [Pref.  em-  +  blazon.  Cf  {Emblaze}.] 
  1.  To  depict  or  represent;  --  said  of  heraldic  bearings.  See 
  {Blazon}. 
 
  2.  To  deck  in  glaring  colors;  to  set  off  conspicuously;  to 
  display  pompously;  to  decorate. 
 
  The  walls  were  .  .  .  emblazoned  with  legends  in 
  commemoration  of  the  illustrious  pair.  --Prescott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  emblazon 
  v  1:  decorate  with  colors  [syn:  {color},  {colour}] 
  2:  decorate  with  heraldic  arms  [syn:  {blazon}] 




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